Capital Radio Sierra Leone is the countries premier commercial radio station.  Broadcasting since 2006, Capital has provided the best in international music, news and entertainment.  The station broadcasts exclusively in English and our music is international.  Capital Radio is proud to be a BBC World Service Partner station and is able to provide the very best programmes from the BBC World Service.

Capital Radio transmits to Freetown/Western Area, Bo, Kenema and Makeni.  Capital Radio is the only Sierra Leonean station to be consistently and reliably available online.

Capital Radio broadcasts on 104.9MHz in Freetown, Western Area and Kenema.  102.3MHz in Bo and 103.3MHz in Makeni.  Live streaming is available via the internet.

Capital Radio broadcasts 24 hours per day, every day of the week.  Bringing you the worlds biggest hits, international and local news, travel information and entertainment.  Capital Radio is a BBC world Service partner and provides the best programs and news content from the BBC.

Schedule Monday to Friday

Schedule Saturday

Schedule Sunday


National News (SL): 07.00, 08.00, 09.00, 10.00, 11.00, 12.00, 14.00, 16.00, 17.00, 18.00
World News (BBC): 06.00 (6 mins.), 13.00 (6 mins.)
Headlines (BBC): On the half hour 06.30 to 12.30; 1630 to 2130
* = approximate time.

01.00 The Gold Refinery, Don Jarreau

2nd Repeat from Friday’s 09.00 broadcast.
(Tues to Fri normally the repeat of the previous day’s 09.00 broadcast)

02.00 Night Flight

06.00 - The Breakfast Show with Don Jarreau

Sierra Leone’s premier ‘wake up’ show with Don Jarreau. Listen to the country’s best mix of entertainment and essential information including Sport, Weather, Traffic News, Airport and Travel, Business News and Stock Market Reports. Check out what the World is talking about in ‘Press Around the World’.
World Business News 06.35*
Stock Market Report 06.45*, 07.45*, 08.45*
Sports Report 06.10*, 07.10*, 08.10*, 09.10*
Press Around the World 06.20*, 07.20*, 08.20*

09.00 - Don introduces the Golden Hour

With great music and factoids from a chosen year.

10.00 - The Midday Show with Shola Bello

The focus switches to Women’s Interest features and chat. Shola Bello ensures the flow of World Wide Hits and maintains the watch on traffic news and Airport and Travel. The Key Interview of the day prepared by the Newsroom. Shola keeps up with what the Sierra Leone papers are saying. Then there is a full Sports bulletin at 12.55.

Sierra Leone Newspapers Review
Sierra Leone What’s Ons 10.20*, 11.20*, 12.20*
Sports Report (BBC) 12.55

14.00 - The Smooth Show

The smoothest of songs…no jarring notes. Features and chat are cleared away to allow two of hours of the smoothest music flow.

16.00 - Drive Time Part 1 with Kay Saffa

Kay gets you home with a high octane mix of Hit Music from around the World. The Stock Market report with European closing results. And all of the regular traffic and travel features together with detailed weather.

World Business News 18.35
Stock Market Report 17.45*, 18.45*
Sports Report 17.10* and 18.10*

Fridays: Get a preview of the new tracks entering the Capital Radio Charts

19.00 - Focus On Africa

The BBC World Service’s in-depth news magazine for Africa.

19.30    Drive Time Part 2 with Kay Saffa

20.00 - The Weekday Party

Until ten O’clock with hot and sweet music…together with Showbiz gossip.

Tuesday: Dima Martin
Wednesday: The Megamix with Jessie Tucker sponsored by Orange
Thursday: Dima Martin
Friday: Esther Farell

22.00 - Capital Panorama

Thirty minutes of in-depth reporting on events and issues affecting the World.
Monday: Hard Talk (Edition 1)
Tuesday: Assignment
Wednesday: Science in Action
Thursda:y Global Business
Friday: Health Check

22.30 - Music for the night